Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
Green Light for Porthcawl Maritime Centre
Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, will today announce that a flagship development for Porthcawl has taken another step forward.
- HRH The Duke of York brings Pitch@Palace On Tour to Wales
- Welsh Government investing £2.5m to build new facility for Qioptiq in support of its new £82m contract
- Green Light for Porthcawl Maritime Centre
Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
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An annual report which gives estimates of the size structure of all enterprises that are active in Wales, including estimates for the very smallest businesses that operate below the VAT threshold.
- In 2016, 38.0 per cent of private sector employment in Wales was accounted for by large enterprises (those with 250 or more employees), compared to 40.3 per cent for the UK as a whole.
- Between 2003 and 2016, the proportion of employment in the large size-band fell by 3.6 percentage points in Wales and fell by 3.1 percentage points in the UK.
- In 2016, around 0.4 per cent of enterprises active in Wales were non-UK owned, accounting for 13.2 per cent of employment in 2016, down from 13.7 per cent in 2015.
- There was considerable variation between industry sectors in 2016, with employment in agriculture almost entirely amongst micro businesses (90.8 per cent) and employment in production industries concentrated in the large size-band (50.8 per cent).
- Within Wales, the local authorities with the largest proportion of private sector employment in the large size-band were Cardiff and Newport (53.6 per cent and 52.1 per cent respectively), and the smallest was Powys (18.0 per cent).
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